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ZIP Code 08226

Primary City:Ocean City, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Cape May County
Timezone: Eastern (12:03am)
Area code: 609 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.26, -74.61
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08226

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08226. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 08226. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08226, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Ocean City, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 08226 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08226 is located in south New Jersey and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 08226 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 08226 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,701
Population Density 1,848 people per sq mi
Housing Units 20,871
Median Home Value $554,700
Land Area 6.33 sq mi
Water Area 6.50 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,890
Median Household Income $57,970

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 54Male Median Age: 51Female Median Age: 55

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male180220253304305288210206286363446488502444303281232188
Female189204251273256263204221273408530545562508361387376391
Total3694245045775615514144275597719761,0331,064952664668608579

Gender

 Male 5,499 47%
 Female 6,202 53%
Gender

Race

 White 10,771 92.1%
 Black Or African American 410 3.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.1%
 Asian 83 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 224 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 195 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1266205640971835669244
Renter115356336435349214225218
Total1274225411,0751,3201,049894462

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,390 41%
 Single Guardian 697 12%
 Singles 2,478 42%
 Singles With Roommate 325 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,920 84%
 Households with Kids 970 16%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2445373534515833443745426564605889534459
Female3447423040403741463255554861555972464153
Total58927965749195749069100971131251151171619985112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08226 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 08226 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 08226 real estate data, the median home value of $554,700 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 08226. Rentals in 08226 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08226 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,637 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 59 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,134 10%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,508 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,248 11%
 Households Vacant 14,981 72%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,207 8.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 111 0.7%
 For Sale Only 258 1.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 0.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12,125 80.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,255 8.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 65 3%
 1 Bedroom 532 25%
 2 Bedroom 733 35%
 3+ Bedroom 763 36%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $57,970 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 08226 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 08226 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 08226 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,058 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,088 30%
 No Earnings 4,006 39%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,058 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,088 30%
 No Earnings 4,006 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,871 75.3%
 Public transportation 140 2.7%
 Taxicab 13 0.3%
 Motorcycle 1 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 834 16.2%
 Worked at Home 280 5.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 245 6%
 High School Graduate 1,472 36%
 Associate's degree 260 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,206 29%
 Master's degree 668 16%
 Professional school degree 154 4%
 Doctorate degree 126 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,071 76.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 169 12.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 168 11.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08226

ZIP Code 08226 is in the Ocean City School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08226.

Ocean City Intermediate School
19th and Bay Ave
Ocean City, NJ 08226
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ocean City School District
Ocean City Primary School
550 West Ave
Ocean City, NJ 08226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ocean City School District
Ocean City High School
501 Atlantic Ave
Ocean City, NJ 08226
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ocean City School District

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